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National Health Observances

​September

 

  • Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

    www.ovarian.org

  • Sepsis Awareness Month

    www.sepsis.org/ sepsisawarenessmonth/

  • National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

    www.coam-month.org

  • Family Health & Fitness Day USA®

    (September 24)
    www.fitnessday.com

  • World Alzheimer's Month

    www.alz.co.uk/wam


​October

 

  • National Depression Screening Day (October 5)

    mentalhealthscreening.org/
    programs/ndsd

  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    www.ncadv.org

  • Health Literacy Month

    www.healthliteracymonth.org

  • National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    healthfinder.gov/NHO/Octobertoolkit.aspx

November

 

  • Great American Smokeout

    www.cancer.org/healthy/stayawayfromtobacco/greatamericansmokeout/

  • COPD Awareness Month

    www.lung.org/lung-health-and-diseases/lung-disease-lookup/copd/

  • American Diabetes Month
    www.diabetes.org/in-my-community/american-diabetes-month.html

Resource Center Resource Corner 


The employer toolkits available at no cost at healthfinder.gov, provide an easy way to show everyone that your organization is committed to health and wellness. These National Health Observance toolkits can be used to –

  • Share important health messages
  • Promote fun, interactive resources
  • Organize events to create change in your community

National Depression Screening Day 10/5 Toolkit
mentalhealthscreening.org/programs/ndsd/toolkit

Toolkit for Breast Cancer Awareness
http://healthfinder.gov/nho/OctoberToolkit.aspx

Toolkit for Diabetes Awareness
healthfinder.gov/nho/NovemberToolkit.aspx

Source:  www.healthfinder.gov